Decomposition decomposition the release of

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decompositiondecompositionThe release of organically bound nutrients into an inorganic form is called ________.mineralizationmineralizationThe introduction of high levels of nutrients into a body of water is called ________.eutrophicationeutrophication4 out of 4 points4 out of 4 points40 out of 40 pointsPage 2 of 5Review Test Submission: Unit VI Assessment – BIO 1302-...10/15/2018...
M.M.P.P.H.H.C.C.N.N.U.U.K.K.L.L.I.I.R.R.S.S.Precipitation brings appreciable quantities of nutrients into ecosystems that are collectively called ________.
wetfallLarge quantities of nutrients are boundtightly in ________ structure; they are not readily available until released by the activities of decomposers.organicorganicSome nutrients are ________ from thesoil and carried out of ecosystems by underground water flow to streams.leachedleachedThe element ________ is a basic constituent of all organic compounds and is involved in the fixation of energy by photosynthesis.carboncarbonThe difference between the rate of carbon uptake in photosynthesis and the rate of carbon loss due to autotrophic and heterotrophic respiration is the net ________ productivity.ecosystemecosystemNitrogen is generally available to plants in only two forms: ammonium and ________.nitratenitrateBiological nitrogen fixation is accomplished by symbiotic ________ living in mutualistic association with plants.bacteriabacteriaNitrogen can be returned to the atmosphere when certain bacteria convert it from nitrate into nitrogen gas, which is a process called ________.denitrificationdenitrificationMicrobial decomposition of organic matter results in NH4+ production through a process called ________.ammonificationammonificationNearly all of the phosphorus in terrestrial ecosystems comes from the ________ of calcium phosphate minerals.weatheringweathering___________ develop as a result of incomplete decomposition of organic matter in swamps and marshes.fossil fuelsfossil fuelsPage 3 of 5Review Test Submission: Unit VI Assessment – BIO 1302-...

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